Interdisciplinarity and Emerging Frontiers in Science; A Study on Origins, Capabilities and Requirements of Interdisciplinarization

Maghsood Farasatkhah

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 1-24

  Interdisciplinarity is a sign of crisis in traditional approaches to the science, conventional models of planning and curriculum, and customary academic departments. The aim of this article is contextualizing of interdisciplinarization, its driving forces, capabilities, limitations, vulnerabilities and ...  Read More

The Evaluation of Role and Status of Interdisciplinary in Relationship of University – Industry

Farough Amin Mozafari; Khorshid Padashi asl; Loghman Shamsi; Ali Boudaghi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 25-40

  The goal of this paper is the evaluation of role and status of interdisciplinary in relationship of university-industry. With evaluation of science production process and review all of three exist paradigm in sociology of science, recent paradigm introduce relationship of university-industry as a pattern ...  Read More

Interdisciplinary Learning in Universities with Emphasis on the Experience of Iran

Hosein Ebrahimabadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 41-67

  Establishing and expanding the Interdisciplinary Higher Education has been one the major concerns and programs of the Ministry of Science between 1385 and 1388. A brief look at the programs, activities and results of establishing and expanding the “Interdisciplinary Higher Education” plan ...  Read More

The Fourth Wave of Change in Universities

Gholamhasan Abiri

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 69-83

  Responsibility of the universities for human capital development faced major difficulties to solve economic – social problems. Iranian graduates from the higher education in the present framework have not covered the needs of our idea logic society. This paper is explanatory one; aim to cover interdisciplinary ...  Read More

A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Challenges and motivations of Interdisciplinary Studies Implying on Interdisciplinary Methodology

Mahdi Fatehrad; Mohammad Reza Jalilvand; Monireh Mohammadzade

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 85-111

  Purpose, although literature has focused on explaining theoretical background in the area of interdisciplinary studies, a few empirical studies has paid attention to the main reasons of performing interdisciplinary projects. To fill the research gap, current study tries to identify challenges and motivations ...  Read More

Translation as an Interdisciplinary Enterprise

Morteza Bahrani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 113-128

  It is an important question “what does a translator do when he or she translates?” From one aspect, it seems that there is a direct relationship between translation and being interdisciplinary. In this paper it would be argued that translation is an interdisciplinary action. Translators, ...  Read More

Anatomy of Pedagogical Content Knowledge as a Kind of Interdisciplinary Knowledge for University Teaching

Azime sadat Khakbaz; Jamile Alamolhoda; Nematollah Mosapour; Esmaeil Babolian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 129-160

  The aim of this study is the introduction of a kind of integrative and interdisciplinary knowledge for university teaching. This kind of knowledge is a special integration of pedagogical knowledge and specific content knowledge which university teacher supposed to teach that and it is called pedagogical ...  Read More